If you believe everything you read, Germany is facing the abyss. But there's actually a lot to be hopeful about.
The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
Camps of the 20th century were focused on resettlement. Today, the focus is on confining movement and deportation. What changed?
Even if Asia buys most of the natural gas the U.S. will be exporting soon, America's growing role in that market could wind up reducing Russia's political influence in Europe.
From awkwardness and confusion to rancour, Trump certainly left his mark on the 2018 NATO summit.
A life sentence for the neo-Nazi who murdered ten people. But questions remain about how she evaded authorities for more than a decade.
Controversial judicial appointments and divisive court rulings are not the norm everywhere. Here's what the US could learn from Europe about ensuring ideological balance on the Supreme Court.
A proposed EU copyright directive aims to make Google, Facebook and other online platforms pay to display snippets of news. But will it work, and what will be the costs?
The Russian 'exclave' ignored its Soviet past, remembered its German roots, but now looks east again.
Many thousands of Germans got through internment by performing farces, dressing up as women and clapping along to the can-can.
Made up almost entirely of West Germans, the roster of Germany's national soccer team reflects divisions that remain almost 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Can we trust expert football predictions? Perhaps, but it's variable.
Seven world leaders with axes to grind are preparing to sit round one table. Sparks will fly.
In the age of rampant consumerism, there is nonetheless an odd nostalgia for socialist regimes and symbols. What does it mean?
Spoiler: NetzDG does not cover all hate speech and probably won't have a 'chilling effect' on users.
The importance of saving is so deep rooted in Germany that an exhibition recently opened to commemorate it.
Under an authoritarian government, freedoms can come at a steep – and lasting – price.
Why are they shiny? And how did Pennsylvania become the pretzel capital of the world?
As the UK and US retreat from the global scene, Germany is ready to step up to preserve the liberal international order and is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
The German approach to refugees is becoming increasingly binary: if you are not a refugee, you must leave; if you are a refugee, you must integrate.